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FACTizenship Newsletter | Volume #17

Different strategies can be used to fight COVID-19, whether to protect individuals or a community. In this week's FACTizenship Newsletter, we share with you the strategies that some Canadian First Nations communities are implementing, including border closures. This fact-check is part of a series of articles that present the challenges faced by Indigenous communities at various levels.

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Several First Nations communities in Canada have closed their borders to avoid COVID-19
Since the beginning of the pandemic, several media outlets have periodically reported the border closures of indigenous communities in Canada to prevent [...]

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